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Old 17th December 2016
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Re: Dunnock or Hedge Sparrow

Has anyone noticed that the scientific name for the Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) translates as Mountain Sparrow. Anyway here's a film shot from Cheshire in the 80's of a Tree Sparrow in front of a male House Sparrow showing the size difference between the species.

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Re: Dunnock or Hedge Sparrow

I have lots of house sparrows on my bird feeders they come in all shapes and sizes and markings some very fat some very thin just like people ��
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